Pharmaceutical Engineering- KTP Associate

Job Category
Vacancy Type
Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Duration
2 years
Employment Type
Full time
Salary From
Salary To
Faculty/Prof Service
Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care
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About ARU:

ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive, and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating.  We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London, and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries.  With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research, and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural, and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live.  

About Homogenising Systems Ltd.:

Homogenising Systems Limited is a UK registered company specialising in the design, manufacture and global support of industry-leading specialist high pressure Homogenizers. The homogenisers are primarily used in pharmaceutical, biotech, cosmetic, food and advanced materials applications and range from laboratory scale for Research & Development purposes right through to production scale.

About the role:

To lead a project to develop and embed formulation and processing expertise relating to high pressure homogenisation applications which will develop expertise and a knowledge base that will guide users in selection of appropriate formulation and processing of products. You will undertake full analysis of current formulations, full analytical testing of products, establish methods to optimize size of disperse systems and assist on design and techniques for scale up.

You will have an MSc in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science, Physical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Technology, or relevant subject.

Experience and knowledge:

Research in formulation science, chemistry or relevant field

Experimental pharmaceutical research

Chemical processing


Critical analysis of data using qualitative techniques

Colloidal technology and characterisations

Key Benefits:

Unique, challenging and rewarding job with real responsibility

£4k tailored personal, professional and technical development budget

Mentoring by experienced industrial, academic and Innovate UK supervisors

An allocated £2,400 travel budget

The potential for future employment and career development at end of Project

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Mohammad Najlah at

Application Instructions: 
Application Closing Date: 
27 November 2022